En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives

En-Gendering India: Woman and Nation in Colonial and Postcolonial Narratives

by Sangeeta Ray, Sangeeta Ray, Ray
     
 

Explores the relation of gender and nation in postcolonial writing about India.

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Overview

Explores the relation of gender and nation in postcolonial writing about India.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780822324904
Publisher:
Duke University Press Books
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
6.05(w) x 9.26(h) x 0.62(d)

Table of Contents

Contents

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS,
INTRODUCTION,
CHAPTER ONE: GENDER AND NATION: WOMAN WARRIORS IN CHATTERJEE'S DEVI CHAUDHURANI AND ANANDAMATH,
CHAPTER TWO: WOMAN AS "SUTTEE": THE CONSTRUCTION OF INDIA IN THREE VICTORIAN NARRATIVES,
CHAPTER THREE: WOMAN AS NATION AND A NATION OF WOMEN: TAGORE'S THE HOME AND THE WORLD AND HOSSAIN'S SULTANA'S DREAM,
CHAPTER FOUR: NEW WOMEN, NEW NATIONS: WRITING THE PARTITION IN DESAI'S CLEAR LIGHT OF DAY AND SIDHWA'S CRACKING INDIA,
EPILOGUE,
NOTES,
INTRODUCTION,
CHAPTER ONE: Gender and Nation: Woman Warriors in Chatterjee's Devi Chaudhurani and Anandamath,
CHAPTER TWO: Woman as "Suttee": The Construction of India in Three Victorian Narratives,
CHAPTER THREE: Woman as Nation and a Nation of Women: Tagore's The Home and the World and Hossain's Sultana's Dream,
CHAPTER FOUR: New Women, New Nations: Writing the Partition in Desai's Clear Light of Day and Sidhwa's Cracking India,
EPILOGUE,
WORKS CITED,

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